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Jamal Righi, James R Fields, Eric D Arndt: Apparatus and method for cold chamber die-casting of metal parts with reduced porosity. Aluminum Company of America, Richard V Westerhoff, Thomas R Trempus, December 16, 1997: US05697422 (17 worldwide citation)

A vacuum die-casting machine has a sprue cavity with sufficient depth facing the shot cylinder that the shot cylinder piston can easily crush with a pressure of less than 1000 psi the thin cylindrical shell of solidified metal which develops into the biscuit, and continue to advance after the die ca ...


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Robert L La Barge, Eric D Arndt, Jerrold D Green, Ronald G Hawkins, Frank J Horansky, Charles J Leftault Jr, Elmer E Pohlenz, Thomas W Scherf: Apparatus for processing recyclable containers. Aluminum Company of America, Andrew Alexander, John P Taylor, April 23, 1985: US04512253 (15 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided for receiving and crushing containers consisting essentially of recyclable material comprising an enclosure having a manually operated rotatable carrier with a first station comprising a pocket in the carrier to receive a container. Means are provided for detecting the presence ...


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Frank J Horansky, Eric D Arndt: Method of forming compressed biscuit having a beveled edge and groove for insertion of strapping means. Aluminum Company of America, Glenn E Klepac, September 17, 1985: US04541332 (10 worldwide citation)

A method for converting low-density objects into a bale that is suitable for transportation and storage. A bale made in accordance with the method of the invention comprises a first compressed biscuit having a recessed groove; a second compressed biscuit adjacent the first biscuit and a strapping me ...


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Robert L La Barge, Charles J Leftault Jr, Eric D Arndt, Jerrold D Green, Ronald G Hawkins, Frank J Horansky, Elmer E Pohlenz, Thomas W Scherf: Container recycling apparatus using scanning means to read code markings on containers. Aluminum Company of America, Andrew Alexander, May 28, 1985: US04519307 (9 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided for the insertion of a recyclable container into a container receiving station in a manually operated rotatable carrier normally maintained in a non-rotatable condition; and for analysis and initial acceptance or rejection of the container for recycling without mechanical movem ...


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Robert L LaBarge, Elmer E Pohlenz, Eric D Arndt, Jerrold D Green, Ronald G Hawkins, Frank J Horansky, Charles J Leftault Jr, Thomas W Scherf: Latching mechanism for manually rotatable carrier in apparatus for processing recyclable containers. Aluminum Company of America, Andrew Alexander, John P Taylor, April 16, 1985: US04510860 (8 worldwide citation)

Recycling apparatus for receiving and crushing recyclable containers is provided comprising a frame and an enclosure. A manually operated rotatable carrier is associated with the enclosure and has at least one open pocket therein to receive a recyclable container. The apparatus also is provided with ...


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Robert L LaBarge, Eric D Arndt, Jerrold D Green, Ronald G Hawkins, Frank J Horansky, Charles J Leftault Jr, Elmer E Pohlenz, Thomas W Scherf: Apparatus for passive analysis of containers to determine acceptability for recycling. Aluminum Company of America, Andrew Alexander, John P Taylor, December 17, 1985: US04558775 (8 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for the receipt of a recyclable container is disclosed. The apparatus includes a manually rotatable carrier having a container receiving station. The recyclable container is inserted into the receiving station where the presence or absence of a container having a metallic sidewall is de ...


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Robert L LaBarge, Jerrold D Green, Eric D Arndt, Frank J Horansky, Ronald G Hawkins, Charles J Leftault Jr, Elmer E Pohlenz, Thomas W Scherf: Process for recycling containers. Aluminum Company of America, Andrew Alexander, May 28, 1985: US04519306 (5 worldwide citation)

A process for recycling containers such as used aluminum beverage cans comprises sensing the presence of an acceptable container inserted into a receiving station in a rotatable carrier and unlatching a latching mechanism to permit the carrier to be rotated if the presence of an acceptable container ...


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Robert L LaBarge, Frank J Horansky, Eric D Arndt, Jerrold D Green, Ronald G Hawkins, Charles J Leftault Jr, Elmer E Pohlenz, Thomas W Scherf: Container recycling apparatus having shock mounted manually rotatable carrier. Aluminum Company of America, Andrew Alexander, John P Taylor, April 16, 1985: US04510857 (4 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided for receiving and crushing containers consisting essentially of recyclable material comprising an enclosure having a manually operated rotatable carrier with one or more stations comprising pockets in the carrier to permit insertion of a container. Means are also provided to de ...


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Robert L La Barge, Thomas W Scherf, Eric D Arndt, Jerrold D Green, Ronald G Hawkins, Frank J Horansky, Charles J Leftault Jr, Elmer E Pohlenz: Apparatus for processing used containers having improved crusher means. Aluminum Company of America, Andrew Alexander, John P Taylor, July 2, 1985: US04526096 (3 worldwide citation)

Apparatus is provided for receiving and processing used containers including an enclosure with a rotatable carrier having one or more container receiving stations therein. Means are provided for detecting the presence of a container inserted into the receiving station. Means are also provided for cr ...


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John M Urbanic, Daniel W Severa, Eric D Arndt: Apparatus and method for measuring flow rate of molten aluminum through a trough. Aluminum Company of America, Richard V Westerhoff, David W Brownlee, January 25, 1994: US05280726 (3 worldwide citation)

The flow rate of molten aluminum through a trough is measured by damming off the trough and diverting the flow through the measuring tube of a magnetic flow meter having a diameter, and located at a level in the trough to create a head of molten aluminum sufficient to produce a flow through the tube ...



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